Where were you when so much of crap was circulated?
Your tone of intimidation sounds comical to me.
--- David George <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Vishvesh Obla
> Does your digression, quoted below, advance or
> the discussion of Elliot and his poetry? My answer
> is no.
> It seems clear that the community discussion does
> need such irrelevant and gratuitous pseudo-analysis.
> It's quite enough to stay to the point of the
> the Text and its criticism.
> [More follows the quoted digression.]
> Ref: 4/1/05 2:11 PM
> "Dear Nancy,
> ...What I abhor is the trite that goes on as comedy
> satire. When a person like Jay Leno makes a mockery
> say, George Bush, what I observe is his calculated
> appeal to the newspaper reading common man or the
> regular TV watching guy. Such an appeal is not only
> crude but dangerous as well. The laughter that he
> provokes is a consequence of having scratched your
> subconscious ego to your pleasure and not because of
> any possible humor as related to the issue. After
> watching him, you don't become more conscious of the
> issue; you only tend to be less conscious of it...."
> "The laughter that he provokes is a consequence
> of having scratched your subconscious ego to your
> pleasure and not because of any possible humor
> as related to the issue."
> is an incredible arrogance, a crossing of boundary.
> Mind reading is always nonsense and a violation.
> Neither you, nor anyone, can say why another
> person laughs.
> Your digression belies your last line
> "For, one could laugh for any reason or
> even without one as we all seem to do today !"
> Is that inconsistency?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Vishvesh Obla" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Friday, April 01, 2005 2:11 PM
> Subject: Re: Eliot and 'Form'
> > Dear Nancy,
> > You don't know me :) I am given more to laughter
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